Chloë Hanslip
Photo Credit: Benjamin Ealovega
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  • Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26, III
  • Adams: Violin Concerto, II
  • Adams: Violin Concerto, III
  • Hubay: Scènes de la Czárda, No. 3, Op. 18
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“Coaxing an impressive range of dynamics, colours and depth of tone from her instrument, Hanslip totally engaged with the music from the outset [Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1]. Her full vibrato complimented perfectly the work’s more lyrical sections …"


Royal Philharmonic Orchestra






British violinist Chloë Hanslip has securely established herself on the international stage. Since her BBC Proms debut in 2002, she has performed regularly at major venues in the UK, Europe, the United States, and the Far East. With a special affinity for contemporary repertoire, she plays the concertos of John Adams, Benjamin Britten, John Corigliano, Peter Maxwell Davies, Philip Glass, Michael Nyman, and Brett Dean’s The Lost Art of Letter Writing.  


Ms. Hanslip will make her debut with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic in 2016/2017, and, in the following season, with the New Jersey Symphony. Other North American engagements have included the philharmonics of Buffalo and Reno, the Sarasota Orchestra, and the symphonies of Alabama, Cincinnati, Detroit, Edmonton, Eugene, Houston, Jacksonville, Phoenix, and Virginia.


Worldwide, Chloë Hanslip has appeared with the Auckland Philharmonia, Bavarian Radio Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra at the Proms, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra, Beethoven Orchester/Bonn, Violins of the Berlin Philharmonic, Bern Symphony, Birmingham Symphony, Bournemouth Symphony, Bremen Philharmonic, City of London Sinfonia, Czech Philharmonic, Duisburg Philharmonic, Hamburg Symphony, the London Philharmonic, London Symphony, Malaysian Philharmonic, Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra/Brazil, Moscow State Symphony, Norwegian Radio Symphony, Nottingham Philharmonic, Philharmonia/London, Orchestra Sinfonica di Lugano, Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y Leon, Prague Symphony, RAI/Torino, Real Filharmonia/Galicia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Singapore Symphony, Tampere Philharmonic, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony, Tonkünstlerorchester/Vienna, and the Umeå Symphony in Sweden. Ms. Hanslip is also an active recitalist both in the United States and the UK. 


Among the conductors with whom Ms. Hanslip has collaborated are Petr Altrichter, Stefan Blunier, Martyn Brabbins, Paul Daniel, Sir Andrew Davis, Charles Dutoit, Thierry Fischer, Claus Peter Flor, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Richard Hickox, Mariss Jansons, Paavo Järvi, Michail Jurowski, Pavel Kogan, Christoph König, Hannu Lintu, Susanna Mälkki,  Sir Neville Marriner, Gianandrea Noseda, Gerard Schwarz, Leif Segerstam, Leonard Slatkin, Stefan Solyom,  Vassily Sinaisky, Jeffrey Tate, Jac van Steen,  Alexander Vedernikov, Christopher Warren-Green, and Barry Wordsworth.


Active as a recording artist, Chloë Hanslip has received outstanding reviews for her two Naxos CDs: the John Adams Violin Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Leonard Slatkin (2006), and the Violin Concertos of Benjamin Godard with the Slovak State Philharmonic under Kirk Trevor (2008). Two earlier CDs with the London Symphony Orchestra for Warner Classics won her, respectively, the German ECHO Classic Award for Best Newcomer (2002), and Young British Classical Performer at the Classical BRITS (2003). Her recording catalogue continues to grow with a highly acclaimed recital disc of works by Bazzini (2007), as well as the Hubay Violin Concertos with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (2008). Ms. Hanslip's first release on the Hyperion label featured the Vieuxtemps violin concertos with the Royal Flemish Philharmonic under Martyn Brabbins (2012). Three other recordings were released the following year: Glazunov and Schoeck Concertos with the Lugano Symphony Orchestra under Alexander Vedernikov; Medtner Sonatas with pianist Igor Tchetuev; and York Bowen – The Complete Works for Violin and Piano with pianist Danny Driver, which received recommendations from Gramophone (Choice) and The Strad.


Also an enthusiastic chamber musician, Ms. Hanslip is a regular participant in Open Chamber Music at Prussia Cove, working with Steven Isserlis and Gerhard Schulz, and at the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival in Finland, where she returned for the 40th Anniversary celebrations in 2009. In 2012/13, she was curator of the Leeds International Chamber Season, where she devised a series of programs around American music. Ms. Hanslip is also an active recitalist both in the United States and the UK. She recently returned to Wigmore Hall for a recital with Charles Owen and performs regularly with Danny Driver, Angela Hewitt and Ashley Wass.


Chloë Hanslip studied for ten years with the great Russian pedagogue Zakhar Bron. She has also worked with Robert Masters, Ida Haendel, Salvatore Accardo, and Gerhard Schulz. Ms. Hanslip plays a Guarneri del Gesu 1737.

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